Countdown to Commencement


2015 Commencement Information

Important Deadlines
March, 31, 2015 - last day to apply for May 2015 Graduation*
April 1, 2015 - first day to apply for December 2015 Graduation*
April 15, 2015 by 5 p.m. - last day to order your cap and gown
April 28, 2015, 1-2:15 p.m. or 5:45-6:45 p.m. - Pre-Graduation Meeting

*To apply for graduation, please fill out a graduation application. You MUST fill out the application for graduation even if you do not plan on attending the Commencement Ceremony. Applications are available at the Admissions and Registration desk as well as online


Attention December 2014 and May 2015 Graduates

All students expecting to graduate and participate in the May 2015 Commencement Exercises must:

  • Go online to order a cap and gown (see link below)
  • Attend an important Pre-Graduation meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 (see specific times below)


Pre-Graduation Meeting

All students expecting to graduate and participate in the May 2015 Commencement Exercises must attend an important pre-gradution meeting in A300 Auditorium.

  • April 28, 2015, 1 - 2:15 p.m. or
  • April 28, 2015, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m

At the meeting you will receive information about where to pick up your cap and gown, where to pick up your gold tassel if you are receiving honors, and your place in the Commencement Ceremony.


Cap and Gown Ordering

Students must order their cap and gown online at Click the "Order Cap and Gown" button below and follow the directions. You will receive a confirmation email when you are finished. You must order your cap and gown by 5 p.m. on April 15, 2015.

Order Cap & Gown






Cap and Gown Pick-Up, Room B222

  • Tuesday, May 26, 2 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 27, 1 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 28, 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 29, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • There will be NO pick-up of caps and gowns on Saturday, May 30.


Our Next Commencement 

The Bunker Hill Community College Commencement Exercises will take place on Saturday, May 30, 2015. The ceremony begins promptly at 11:00 a.m.

  • No guest admittance without a ticket.
  • No readmittance without presenting a ticket stub.
  • Tent opens at 9:30 a.m.
  • Ceremony starts at 11 a.m.
  • Seating options will be restricted for any guest arriving after the event begins.



To attend Commencement and Scholarships & Awards Ceremony, you and your guests must have tickets. Before the event you must reserve your tickets online and pick them up in person. Tickets for each event must be reserved separately. Check back for more information about tickets.  


Special Accommodations

Bunker Hill Community College graduates in need of disability-related accommodations should contact the Office for Students with Disabilities at 617-228-2234 or visit the Office in Room E222.

Ticketed Guests in need of special accommodation should contact the Events office at 617-228-2328.



2014 Commencement

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Relive all the best moments from BHCC's 40th Commencement celebration by viewing our 2014 Commencement video.

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View photos from all the 2014 Graduation events in our Graduation Ceremonies and Highlights gallery.